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By Richard Teese, Stephen Lamb, Marie Duru-Bellat

Inequality is a marked and protracted function of schooling structures, either within the constructed and the constructing worlds. significant gaps in chance and in results became extra serious than long ago, because of the information financial system and globalization. increasingly more populations, either wealthy and negative depend upon winning use of college and on gaining post-school skills. yet entry to high quality education, luck in class, and possibilities of better schooling all stay socially divided, with implications for financial possibilities, own development, and civic and group improvement. What factors those divisions in how schooling platforms paintings? Have many years of public funding led to not less than a few advancements, no matter if significant gaps stay? If no longer, what are the boundaries, the social methods that have pissed off the efforts of presidency? The pursuit of fairness as a objective of public coverage is tested during this e-book via a sequence of nationwide case-studies, masking many alternative international contexts from the wealthiest to a couple of the poorest international locations on the earth. What have we learnt from the coverage event globally? will we understand extra at the present time than the day before today in regards to the origins of social inequality? Are our guidelines greater framed, higher designed to take on inequality? And which approach ahead? What does the facts recommend by way of destiny methods and emphasis? This paintings is released in 3 volumes which jointly shape a 3-volume set.

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This is the more so because the achievement gap tends to grow rather than decline over the successive stages of education. However, the ways in which school contributes to creating social inequalities in achievement and in school career are best examined from the perspective of the very different contexts in which schools work. It is to this that we now turn. SCHOOL CONTEXT AS A VECTOR OF SOCIAL INEQUALITY The French education system likes to be regarded as unique and by the same token just. All pupils are offered identical program content and classroom conditions, and this is uniformly vaunted as the very mark of equality.

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Since the 1990s, many judicial mandates to desegregate have ended, raising important questions about the durability of the social and educational transformations made as a result of desegregation policies. The history and consequences of desegregation in one North Carolina school district — the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools (CMS) — offer us the opportunity to assess the contributions of desegregation and segregation to racial differences in student achievement. The history of this local school district also is emblematic of the resilience of systems of white, middle class privilege that characterise most publicschools in the US.

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